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'Hear the Ambassadors'

Discover the little known history of Henry Wotton, ambassador to James I

Step back in time for a glimpse into seventeenth century diplomacy

‘Hear the Ambassadors’ represents a collaboration between one of the UK’s most prestigious cultural institutions, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and the University of Warwick. 

It draws together the material resources of the Trust’s collections and its expertise in mounting exhibitions and uses them to narrate the double story of real life ambassador Henry Wotton’s work in Venice shadowed by Shakespeare’s fictional accounts of ambassadors on stage.

This exhibition is included in the Birthplace and Full Story ticket price.

This exhibition will be in the Marble Hall at Shakespeare's Birthplace and is included in the Birthplace and Full Story ticket price.

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